X-Men Annual #4 [Direct]
(1980)

Marvel, 1970 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.75 USD
Pages
52
Indicia frequency
annually
On-sale date
1980
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Marvel Comics Group
Brand
Marvel Comics Group [under character box]
Editing
Louise Simonson [as Louise Jones] (editor); Jim Shooter (editor-in-chief)
Color
color
Dimensions
standard Modern Age US
Paper Stock
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding
Saddle-Stitched
Publishing Format
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

This issue has variants.

Features a page of letters devoted to the Dark Phoenix saga.; indicia title: X-Men™ Annual Vol. 1 No. 4; cover title: King-Size Annual! X-Men™


Beyond Dante's Darksome Doorway Lies... Nightcrawler's Inferno! (Table of Contents)

X-Men / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
John Romita, Jr. (signed)
Inks
Bob McLeod (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Dan Crespi

Genre
superhero
Characters
Doctor Strange; Wolverine; Storm; Colossus; Professor X; Kitty Pryde
Reprints

Nightcrawler's Inferno (Table of Contents: 1)

X-Men / comic story / 35 pages (report information)

Script
Chris Claremont
Pencils
John Romita Jr.
Inks
Bob McLeod
Colors
Glynis Wein
Letters
Tom Orzechowski

Genre
superhero
Characters
X-Men [Professor X; Storm; Wolverine; Colossus; Nightcrawler (Origin); Kitty Pryde (Joins)]; Dr. Strange; Stefan Szardos (first appearance and death in flashback); Jimaine Szardos [Amanda Sefton]; VILLAIN: Margali Szardos (first appearance); CAMEOS: Charon; Minos; Harpies; Cerberus
Synopsis
Full origin of Nightcrawler. The X-Men and Doc Strange try to rescue Kurt from his foster mother's hell. Amanda Sefton is Kurt's long lost love Jimaine.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

References to Dante's Inferno. Story depicts events leading directly to Nightcrawler's first appearance in Giant-Size X-Men #1. Published between X-Men #138 and 139.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Beyond Dante's Darksome Doorway Lies... Nightcrawler's Inferno!
    X-Men
  2. 1. Nightcrawler's Inferno
    X-Men
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